Pest Identification: Stinging Insects in Tennessee

Whether you’re gardening, hosting a backyard barbecue, or simply enjoying the weather on your patio, the last thing you want to deal with is a stinging insect. From painful, swelling stings to unsettling buzzing sounds, your outdoor areas can quickly become uncomfortable when these aerial attackers are around. 

While some stinging insects are calm and beneficial to our ecosystem, others can be downright aggressive and dangerous to you, your family, or your pets. Worse, DIY solutions like chemical sprays and garden hoses are rarely effective—not to mention they put you directly in harm’s way. 

Rather than living in fear of your yard, U.S. Pest Protection is here to help you eliminate stinging insect colonies from your property in a safe and effective manner. Whether you are dealing with a one-off infestation or these frightening insects visit your area every summer, our certified pest control technicians in Tennessee can jump into action so you can reclaim your yard. 

Types of Stinging Insects in Tennessee

There are several types of stinging insects that call Tennessee home, including:

Because there are so many types of stinging insects in Tennessee, it can be difficult to identify which one has built their home near you. Fortunately, U.S. Pest Protection has years of experience identifying stinging insect infestations and swiftly eliminating them. Contact us today to schedule your stinging insect inspection. 

Preventing Stinging Insects from Buzzing Near Your Tennessee Home

Unfortunately, if your property features ample trees, shrubs, or nectar-rich flowers, many stinging insects can take up residence near you. However, there are a few precautions you can take to ensure these bugs stay away from areas like porches, patios, and decks, including:

  • Landscaping away from common areas
  • Securing trash cans
  • Cleaning up food or drink spills
  • Eliminating other pest infestations, such as ant hills
  • Avoiding bright-colored, floral clothing
  • Avoiding heavily scented colognes and perfumes 

Although you might have these precautions in place, stinging insects can still manage to be a bother. Thankfully, when you partner with U.S. Pest Protection, we can implement advanced pest control measures to ward off these bugs from your yard. 

Reclaim Your Tennessee Yard from Stinging Insects

If you’re dealing with a stinging insect infestation, contact U.S. Pest Protection right away. Our trained pest professionals in Tennessee can safely and effectively eradicate nests, as well as help you eliminate pest-conducive conditions to ward off future problems. Plus, with monthly, bimonthly, or quarterly services, we can help you stay stinging insect-free for however long you need. Reclaim your yard from stinging insects today!

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